Flag-off of Basic Care Ambulances procured by NHIDCL by Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME, Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, 07 April 2021: 90 Basic Care Ambulances for the States / Union Territories of Andaman – Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu – Kashmir, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttarakhand were flagged off by Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME, Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, General (Retd.) VK Singh this morning in New Delhi.

•As per Road Accident Statistics, 415 deaths per day in India, about 40% lives can be saved if immediate and basic medical treatment received during Golden hour period.

• Ambulances with basic life-saving support system play a crucial role in stabilizing the critically injured person.

S.N. Particulars Details
1 Initiative By NHIDCL
2 Ambulances manufactured by M/s. TATA Motors
3 No. of Ambulances procured by NHIDCL 90
4 Cost of 01 Ambulance Rs. 20.70 lakhs + GST
5 Total cost of 90 ambulances Rs. 18.63 Crores + GST
6 Ambulances handed over to State Governments and UT administrations: Andaman-Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and Uttarakhand

 

*Assam not covered due to elections

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